whats is Moral dilemma in management?

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Coursework comprises of an individual assignment (essay).

Essay Topic

Did Guidant do the right thing? Read the case‐study “Dicing with Death? A Case Study of Guidant Corporation’s Implantable Defibrillator Business” (pp.636‐642 in Hoffman et al.'s (2014) Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality. Wiley‐Blackwell) and analyse the moral dilemma faced by Guidant through any one of the following option

Option 1 ‐ Consequentialist (Utilitarian)

Option 2 ‐ Categorical (Kantian)

Option 3 ‐ Virtue Ethics perspective

The assignment word count is set to min 1,800 words and max 2,000 words EXCLUDING the reference list. the case study is attached as PDF file below

Table of Content:

I

Introduction

(short definition on Ethics/what moral dilemma- what the report covers- include short summary about case)

Citations

2

Ethical and Moral Dilemma Concepts (shareholder, stakeholder, human rights)

3.

Theoretical Approach-(Principles/guidelines)

Utilitarian theory/Kant theory/Virtue

Utilitarian Theory

Example http://caae.phil.cmu.edu/Cavalier/80130/part2/sect...

(see appendix A for more details)

Kant Theory

Example

http://caae.phil.cmu.edu/Cavalier/80130/part1/sect...

Virtue

Example

http://caae.phil.cmu.edu/Cavalier/80130/part2/II_5...

4.

Implication of theory on Case study

5.

Drawing conclusions.

Word Count: 1800 -2000

6.

References

7.

Appendix

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